The fourth-grader started life as a patient of UMMC’s Center for Maternal Fetal Care, undergoing his first surgery for hypoplastic left heart syndrome at Children’s of Mississippi five days after he was born. Now thriving, Kingston and his family are active supporters of the state’s only children’s hospital.
A summit of physicians, medical educators and others this weekend is taking on a growing chronic condition: the powerlessness of many Mississippians to get the health care they need, especially in relatively remote areas. The experts meeting at “The Rural Impact” symposium in Jackson will grapple with what is deemed a worsening crisis.
UMMC police officers have new technology to help prevent crime involving vehicles. With built-in safeguards to protect privacy, new cameras will go a long way toward keeping the campus safe and building cooperation with neighboring law enforcement agencies.
Priscilla and David O’Donnell of Ridgeland will create a cardiac step-down and medical-surgical floor inside the Batson Tower, part of planned renovations of the seven-story tower. The couple made a $1 million donation in 2017 to create the Priscilla and David O’Donnell Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Cardiac Wing in Children’s of Mississippi’s Sanderson Tower.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of February 13 - 19.